Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Analyzing the planned output, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
Let's take a look at the document we'll be working on throughout this course.…So here I have my SamplePages document that's the prototype for my project.…A designer has created these pages to show how they want things to look, and now…I have to use these to create a real functioning template from scratch.…And the idea here is to go page by page, from top to bottom, and try to notice…all the unique page elements, and to think about the best ways to create them…with InDesign's features.…So, on this first spread here I have a table of contents, and it has chapter…titles with page numbers and it has features within the chapters like I have a…poem here, and notice the poem feature has character level formatting.…
So, the poem title is in a different font and color.…There's also a feature section of recipes down below and these also have some…more character level formatting.…On the next spread, I've a full-page photo that bleeds off the page on the…left, and on the right side I have a chapter number, a chapter title, an intro…
- Using text variables
- Creating templates for InDesign, InCopy, and Word
- Employing nested styles
- Creating GREP styles
- Managing color with swatches
- Building page elements with libraries and snippets
- Performing GREP find/changes
- Using InCopy workflows
- Tracking changes
- Adding footnotes and indexes
- Using InDesign book files
- Versioning documents with conditional text or object styles
- Preflighting documents
- Archiving a project
- Finding and installing useful scripts and plug-ins for frequent challenges
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción5h 31m Intermediate
1. Document Construction
3. Using Styles
4. Building and Revising Layouts
6. Long-Doc Infrastructure
8. Working With InDesign Books
9. Customizing Long Documents
10. Outputting Long Documents
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